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Porntip

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Tha Tum, Surin, จ.สุรินทร์, Thailand / Arts

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A loan helped to purchase yarn and materials to make handcrafted keychains for sale.


Porntip's story

Pornthip is a married local woman who lives with her parents, husband, and children in a Kui community of Surin Province, the northeastern region of Thailand. Her family basically makes a living by farming jasmine rice and making keychains.

Porntip learned by herself to make handcrafted keychains. She started this business in 2015 and it has been running well, and is capable of generating income sufficiently. During this period, she sought a loan to invest in her business, and then she requested a Kiva loan to purchase yarn and materials to make handcrafted keychains for sale.

The loan will allow her to expand her business and purchase sufficient materials to make the product. It also will support the local woman entrepreneur. Furthermore, she wishes to provide a better standard of living for her family and to continue operating this business.